A 42-year-old man named Hajrat Ali from Dhekiajuli, Assam has been arrested for killing a little girl. He tried to rape her while she was sleeping and killed her after she screamed.
The local high school student was found dead in her bed on Tuesday (15 November 2022) morning at her house at Bhakuamari in Alisinga under Dhekiajuli police station in Sonitpur district.
Only she and her father lived at home at this time. Father and daughter went to bed after dinner on Monday night. The next day the daughter’s father went to a nearby mosque for namaz at around 4 am.
When he returned home after namaz, he was shocked to find his daughter lying dead on her bed. The police were immediately informed. A police team led by ASP Madhurima Das and the forensic team visited the site to assess the crime.
The sniffer dog pointed to Hajarat Ali who lives in the same neighborhood. His behavior was suspicious when the police questioned him and then he was taken to the station. During the interrogation, Hajarat Ali finally confessed to killing the girl.
He said that he entered the house when the girl was alone and wanted to rape him. While she was there, the girl got up and screamed. Afraid of being caught, he strangled her, causing her to die.
The girl’s body has been sent to Tezpur Medical College and Hospital for post-mortem.
“The girl was sleeping in her house in the village of Bhakuamari. Hajarat Ali, taking advantage of the absence of other family members, entered the house and tried to rape the girl. When she woke up and screamed, Ali strangled her in fear. and killed.”, Dhekiajuli Police Station Commander was quoted in the OpIndia report.
After this confession, the police arrested Hajarat Ali.
The accused repeated the confession in front of the media. He said:- I went there to do something bad, but she screamed, so I strangled her. When asked why he tried to rape a minor girl even though they were neighbors, he said that he made a big mistake.
This report was first published on OpIndia and is reproduced here with permission.
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